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Rajib Karmakar

Various at Freelance Graphic Artist

Musicians

Los Angeles, United States

Summary

Rajib Karmakar is undoubtedly one of the finest young sitar players today. Years of learning have
resulted in an extensive technique and deep understanding of diverse musical styles. His open
mind has led to an extension of his musical horizon to incorporate imaginative experiments in
world music styles that delight the young and the old. He has performed all over the world, in
prestigious music concerts and festivals.
He is the creator of the world’s first double necked electric Sitar ” Mayur Tantri” . Rajib’s
versatility has ably adapted his classical knowledge and skill in his fusion projects like
Wahh(USA), Fuzorhythm(India), Loop Science(Germany), Nada Naissance(France) etc.
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He is currently residing in Los Angeles, California as a performer, educator and digital artiste
Rajib is performing frequently in India and abroad including USA, Germany, France, Italy,
Switzerland etc. and has given performances in Festival of India(Ottawa), Boom
Festival(Portugal), Hip-Hop Connection Festival (Austria), Festival De Papillotes(France), Ministry
of Culture(Spain), European Yoga Congress(Switzerland), Ganesh Mahotsav(India), ARS
Musica(Germany) etc and was awarded numerous awards including “Surmani” , California
Institute of the Arts Scholarship.
Already at this young age he is well appreciated by his audience and critics for his artistic
aspects & nuances of diverse styles and a mastery of technical skill. His concerts are always
marked for their aesthetic appeal and improvisation blended with a fine command of technical
expertise. Rajib is an instrumentalist with an unique musical sense, innovative skills and the
touch of swift, agile fingers. Be it at his Indian Classical Music Concerts or his World Music
Concerts, he can almost immediately mesmerize audience of all ages.

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Skill Board

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Experiences

Various

Music Educator  |  United States

April, 2008 - Present

• Teaching Assistant for Indian Classical Music and Experimental Global Fusion Ensemble at CAP (Community Arts Partnership) for Indian music and experimental fusion music. 2014-contd.
• Teaching Assistant for Indian Classical Music at CalArts for Vocal and Instrumental Indian Music,2013-contd.
• Teaching Faculty for Indian Classical Music at Shruti AIM, Florida, 2014-contd.
• Guest Faculty for Indian Classical Music at Associazione AltraMusica, Montecchio Maggiore, Italy, March–April,
2011-contd.
• Guest Faculty for Indian Classical Music at Associazione Musa, Bologna, Italy, August 2012-contd.
• Guest Faculty for Indian Classical Music at Association Sangeet, Rennes, France, February 2012-contd.

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Freelance Graphic Designer  |  United States

April, 2006 - Present

• Poster for Melodies and Beats: An Evening of Indian Classical and World Music,
CalArts, Valencia, CA, January 27, 2014
• Poster for In the Darbar: An Evening of Indian Classical Music and Dance, CalArts,
Valencia, CA, December 9, 2013
• Poster for Mehfil-e-moseeqi: An Evening of Indian Classical Music, Bidhan Bhavan,
Durgapur, India, January 5, 2013
• Poster for Heritage-2012: Multicultural Dance and Music, Srijani Auditorium,
Durgapur, India, March 10, 2012
• Poster for Heritage-2011: An Evening of Indian Classical Music, Srijani Auditorium,
Durgapur, India, February 12, 2011
• Posters and Video Editor for Association Sangeet, Rennes, France, February 9, 2012

Music Educator

CalArts CAP  |  United States

January, 2004 - Present

Concert in Mondial Centrum, Haarlem, Holland, February 11

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Professional Musician

World Music  |  United States

February, 1998 - Present

SELECTED PERFORMANCES
2014
• Concert in Theatre Rogue Du Conservatoire, Montreal, Canada, Dec 6
• Concert in Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts, Halifax, Canada, Nov 15
• Concert in Burhamthorpe Library Theatre, Mississauga, Canada, Nov 14
• DharaWorld Music Concert at Blue Whale Jazz, Los Angeles, USA, Oct 21
• Concert in India Cultural Center, Tampa, Florida, January 4
• Wahh! World Music Concert for WNMF Radio, Clearwater, Florida, January 3
2013
• Indian Classical Music and Dance concert in Roy O. Disney Hall, CalArts, Valencia,
CA, December 9
• Sringara Indian Classical Trio Concert in Festival Yoga sur l’Atlantique, La Rochelle,
France, June 1
• Concert in Festsaal der Ayur Veda Klinik, Kassel, Germany, May 18
• Concert in Espacio Rhonda, Madrid, Spain, May 11
• Hip-Hop Connection Festival, Wien, Austria, April 20
• Festival de Papillotes, Brest, France, April 6
2012
• IndiaSphere Diwali festival, Graz, Austria, November 11
• Boom Festival, Lisbon, Portugal, July 28–August 4
• Nada-Naissance Concert, Durgapur, India, March 10
• Concert in Mondial Centrum, Haarlem, Holland, February 11
• Concert in Casa De La India for Ministry of Culture, Valladolid, Spain, March 31
2011 and before
• European Yoga Congress, Zinal, Switzerland, August 26, 2011
• Buhne im Burgertreff, Hamburg, Germany, May 7, 2011
• Theatre im Waaghaus, Winterthur, Switzerland, November 27, 2010
• Le Cazard, Lausanne, Switzerland, November 18, 2010
• Theatre Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland, November 12, 2010
• Sanskar Bharati Concert, Bokaro, India, April 20, 2008
• Fuzorhythm Concert in Tollygunj Club, Kolkata, India, October 13, 2007
• Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, March 20, 2007
• Ganesh Mahotsav, Varanasi, India, August 20, 2004
• A.I.R (All-India-Radio) Concert, Kolkata, India, February 5, 1998

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 Education

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Master of Fine Arts (MFA)-Music

California Institute of the Arts-United States

United States

2013 - 2015 (2 year)

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Master of Arts (MA), Gold Medalist-Music

Rabindra Bharati University-United States

United States

2006 - 2011 (5 year)

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